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Volunteer Youth Leader

Carrick on Suir Neighbourhood Youth Project

About Carrick on Suir Neighbourhood Youth Project

The aim of the neighbourhood youth project is to provide community based preventative / supportive services for young people aged from 10 to 18 years, as well as their families and their community.

What's Involved

Youth cafe is for young people aged 13-18 years. Volunteers will be expected to volunteer for at least 2.5 hours per week supervising weekly youth cafe. Wednesdays 5.30pm-7.30pm (plus planning time). The volunteer team plan activities for the group, occasional trips away and mainly befriend and build relationships with the members. The provide support when necessary, create a safe environment for the young people and encourage a creative environment where they can pursue their interests.

What's required for this position

Patience, sense of humour, facilitation skills, creativity,

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
16 Kickham Street,Carrick-on-Suir. Co. Tipperary

Also available in these counties
Kilkenny, Waterford

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

An opportunity to train in youth work, satisfaction of making a difference in a young person's life.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Tipperary
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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